Discover the intriguing natural heritage of this wild island. Resident naturalist staff provide insight's into the Kangaroo Island’s discovery and its many spectacular attractions.

Following the Coastal Clifftop Walk, take a seat in the Baudin Lounge named after French explorer Nicholas Baudin, who together with Matthew Flinders jointly discovered Kangaroo Island in 1803.


Learn about the island’s natural and indigenous history as well as its discovery by Europeans, the stories of devastating shipwrecks and the early settlers. Gain insight into the diversity of local growers and produce, the incredible wildlife and the lodge’s ocean-based conservation initiative, the Marine Debris Project.

The experience is included in the tariff and is provided on an intimate shared basis with fellow guests at scheduled times. Private touring can be arranged at additional cost, subject to availability.